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Chartered Town Planner Masters Degree Apprenticeship

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Anglia Ruskin University's Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) accredited Chartered Town Planner Masters Degree Apprenticeship course will provide you with comprehensive training and practical experience for a rewarding career in urban and suburban planning. Gain an MSc in Town Planning, while you work, with fees funded by your employer and the Government.


Key facts

Anglia Ruskin University's Chartered Town Planner Masters Degree Apprenticeship reflects the key principles and ideas that underpin planning as a discipline. You’ll advance your knowledge, skills and expertise in sustainability and environmental planning, housing planning, plan making and policy, planning implementation, site studies and urban design amongst others.

Your learning will be directly relevant to a wide range of sectors including construction, environment, housing, energy, transport, regeneration, coastal, heritage and conservation, and minerals and waste. The practical and applied nature of the apprenticeship means that you’ll be putting your skills and knowledge into practice as you learn, so you and your organisation will benefit straight away.


Typical job titles include Planning Officer, Town Planner, Planner, Development Management Planner and Planning Consultant. Career progression can be to Senior Planner, Principal Planning Officer, or similar and will involve dealing with larger, more complex projects and taking on increasing managerial responsibilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability and Environmental Management
  • Housing and Planning
  • Plan Making and Policy
  • Planning Principles and Concepts
  • Planning and Society
  • Planning Implementation
  • Site Studies and Urban Design
  • Research Design and Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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It can take us up to four weeks to consider it, so we suggest applying at least a month before your preferred start date.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to this course will generally be expected to be employed within planning, in order to be able to access degree apprenticeship funding
  • A first degree at second class 
  • Evidence of GCSE Level 2 Maths and English (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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    Based on the tuition of 0 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 GBP per year during 24 months.

Degree apprenticeships are funded by your employer and the Government

Living costs for Chelmsford

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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